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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    Google's claim it can save lives with health data is overstated, study says

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Tech giant's analytics not yet a good predictor of health trends, but scientists suggest tweaks Data mining may not be lifesaver Google thinks it is Google Flu Trends and other hopes of providing public health breakthroughs by analysing huge amounts of medical data have been overstated, according to a new study. "If we actually began relying on the claims ...

  2. Business - China Business - STRATEGY

    Media China shifts into health care on rising demand

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com HK-listed firm moves away from core focusas it enters strategic tie-up in anticipation of boom in mainland retirement business Media China in health care shift as population ages Hong Kong-listed Media China Corp's plans to shift focus to the health industry from its media interests is a response to expectations that the demand for health maintenance ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's private health care puts US to shame

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... with a full body check-up and a couple of nights at a four-star hotel. And there is always Singapore, which boasts top-notch medical care, too. My health story is a ray of sunshine when compared ... of health care, and very often people on those plans are given the lowest priority. There is always the emergency room, but that really is a last resort. I was fortunate to have options, and to have ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Privacy regulations are blocking data that could benefit health care in HK

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry and Hazel Knowles

    ... researchers to build up a profile of areas that are most vulnerable to self-harm and suicide, so that health care resources can then be recommended for those areas. However, despite assurances ... the problems and build a profile. Then you can create a tailor-made programme. But you need the data for the health care planning." Another major health care initiative that has run into similar ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Cheung Chau Bun Festival cited as victim of its own success and a cautionary tale for officials in their efforts to preserve city's traditions Warning: handle heritage with care The government was warned yesterday that its efforts to identify and protect the city's cultural heritage could end up destroying Hong Kong's treasures ...

  6. Business - Money

    Asia's health care boom is here to stay

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... Carl Berrisford moneypost@scmp.com Asian health care services look to be a good bet, writes Carl Berrisford There's gold in them ills For those who find it nerve-racking trying to time share markets, why not choose a powerful investing theme that is sure to run for decades, and buy and hold? For example, Asian health care. The sector is recession proof and growing ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Latest tragedy underscores need for better regulation of beauty treatment

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... takes place. The proposal to license private health care premises should be made a priority. Until new guidelines and legislation are in place, the lines between health, beauty and medical ... during a fat removal procedure at a hair transplant centre in a commercial building. A day later, the health chief announced that the regulatory proposals spurred by similar incidents in the past ...

  8. Ya-Man brings professional beauty equipment to more homes throughout Asia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:15pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Ya-Man is ramping up its beauty and health product line to enhance Asia's personal care industry. The company combines its 35 years of experience in supplying professional beauty devices with its expert knowledge of cosmetics, bringing advanced electronic beauty equipment and professional health care products to Asian homes. Starting as a professional device manufacturer ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    21,000 hospital patients wait three years for specialist care

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com 21,000 in three-year wait for specialist care More than 21,000 patients had waited three years before receiving specialist treatment at the city's ... of patients queueing for specialist care actually dropped from 2012, despite 680,000 more patients seeking care. Dr Alexander Chiu, the authority’s chief manager for quality and standards, said ...

  10. Shofu creates proven products for better dentistry

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 12:49pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... to oral health care through our innovations and excellent customer service," Negoro says. Shofu www.shofu.co.jp ... and improved oral health awareness. To meet the region's growing demand for dental consumables, Shofu stays ahead with advanced techniques and technologies. Celebrating 92 years of innovation, ...




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